Robust cardinalfish

It is a vigorous fish which, apart from the second dorsal fin exhibiting a longer spine, resembles the big-eyed cardinalfish.

The Robust cardinalfish lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 500 - 3000 m environment.

The robust cardinalfish, Epigonus robustus, is a deepwater cardinalfish of the family Epigonidae, found around the world in southern temperate waters, at depths of between 500 and 3,000 m. Its length is up to 22 cm. More

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Common names

bigeye cardinal in English
Bigeye cardinalfish in English
Cardinal fish in English
Maru-yasemutsu in Japanese (日本語)
Robust cardinalfish in English
Robust deepsea cardinalfish in English
刺盖后竺鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
刺蓋後竺鯛 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Epigonidae
Genus : Epigonus
Species : Epigonus robustus
Authority : Barnard, 1927